Category Archives: Homemade

Making cards

It isn’t even Mid-October yet and I have been working on Christmas cards for my mom and step-dad. Truth be told, I started them in early January, ran into a snag, set them aside, had surgery, ran into another snag … Continue reading

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Swap and Barter without Money (September 2013)

I love going to the swap day. I am definitely addicted! It is so fun seeing the people that I am getting to know and now call my friends. I am really getting a kick out seeing the kids and … Continue reading

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Swap and Barter without Money (August 2013)

I just realized that I didn’t post a photo from the Swap and Barter in July.  I will be sure to get that going and posted next week, so you can see all the great stuff I brought home. The … Continue reading

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Moroccan Carrot salad w/parsley and roasted lemon

I am part of a culinary group that meets once a month. Last year we all decided to go with an international theme and chose several regions to focus on each month. One of the months was a Mediterranean theme … Continue reading

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SSFC: Another quiche and more chard

Oh, Look! Another quiche! There’s a surprise! (can you read the sarcasm in that?) It is always best to use up what I have at home or in the garden before I go elsewhere and I am still sticking with … Continue reading

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SSFC: Burger, zucchini and salad

I found a few zucchini’s that I had squirreled away in the utility/laundry room. A few of those zucchini were still in good shape so I cut those up and froze them. Three of them were very light and hollow … Continue reading

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Granola Bars

This is a post I had started over on my personal blog a few years ago, but it just kept getting pushed further down the posting list until it was out of sight. Alexandra commented on my post last week … Continue reading

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SSFC: using things up and keeping it simple

I feel like I am repeating myself a lot lately. For the Southern SOLE Food Challenge I keep saying “I kept my meal simple” or something similar. The “new” simple is even more simple that the “simple” was a month … Continue reading

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SSFC: Vegan theme

The Southern SOLE Food Challenge has another themed-challenge this week – Vegan. That’s a semi-tough one for me. Most of my soups are made with chicken or beef broth so I had to break my habits and make a wonderful … Continue reading

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SSFC: Quiche

Quiche was on the menu and I am glad it lasted for a few meals this past week/weekend I am still not spending a lot of time cooking and quiche is so easy to make and is a great way … Continue reading

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